Alex Berg| Sports Editor| 9-29-2012 The Bemidji State University football team gave its fans a happy homecoming by defeating the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) Golden Eagles 35-2 Saturday afternoon at Chet Anderson Stadium. After a long UMC drive that ended in a missed field goal, the Beavers marched down the field and capped off a 12-play, 80-yard drive with a five-yard touchdown by senior runningback Dustin Kroeplin. Kroeplin
Peder Aalgaard | Staff Writer | 4-27-2012 Photo by: Patrick Rudlang After many years of servicing the theater department’s plays, the prop rooms in Bangsberg are going out of commission. These props include toys, suitcases, old phones, ugly pictures, and anything else that might need to be on stage during performances. With the theater program closing down, there will be little demand for the props to be used by campus
Sara Wielenberg | Staff Writer | 4-5-2012 [caption id="attachment_1527" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo by: Patrick Rudlang"][/caption] The Department of Technological Studies and the Department of Visual Arts officially merged on March 26 to create the Department of Technology, Art and Design (DTAD). This merge is one of the effects of the recalibration process. Like many humanities departments, the departments of Technological Studies and Visual Arts lost faculty members in the cuts.
Jordan Shearer | Staff Writer | 4-2-2012 [caption id="attachment_1507" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="A performance from the Festival of Nations. Photo by: Patrick Rudlang "][/caption] This past Saturday, students, faculty, and community members gathered in the Beaux Arts Ballroom to celebrate the Festival of Nations. The day consisted of musical and dance performances as well as a fashion show where many different cultures’ outfits were showcased. In addition to all of that,
[caption id="attachment_1321" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The Beavers swept the Tigers 3-2 on Friday and 4-1 on Saturday. Photo by: Patrick Rudlang"][/caption] Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 2-12-2012 The Bemidji State men’s hockey team swept No.10 Colorado College last weekend at the Sanford Center. With the two wins, BSU is now 5-6 against nationally ranked opponents. Junior forward Aaron McLeod got the Beavers on the board first on Friday with a
Matt Lavrenz | A&E Writer | 2-11-2012 When my good friend Caige told me there was a Contemporary Irish-Folk band playing at Brigid’s Cross, one of the Irish pubs downtown, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. On the ride to the show, images of 75-year-old kilt-clad Irishmen scanned through my mind. When we arrived at the pub, we were greeted by an old bearded man wearing a fedora. My
Peder Aalgaard | Staff Writer | 2-9-2012 [caption id="attachment_1301" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Photo by Patrick Rudlang"][/caption] Residential Life will be making a few changes in on-campus housing for the upcoming years. Beginning next fall, all freshmen will be required to be a part of the First Year Residential Experience (FYRE) program. The buildings reserved for FYRE are all of Oak Hall, all of Pine Hall, and 10th and 11th floor of
Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 2-8-2012 The Bemidji State mens basketball team defeated Minnesota Duluth 93-85 on Saturday in Duluth. BSU (16-6 11-5 NSIC) is now 6-0 on the season following a loss. Junior guard Lance Rongstad scored four of his 18 points in the first two minutes of the game to guide the Beavers to an early 6-0 lead. A pair of layups from David Berthene and Maxie
Alex Berg | Sports Editor | 2-8-2012 The Bemidji State mens hockey team picked up a tie and a win against Nebraska-Omaha last weekend in Omaha. Sophomore forward Radoslav Illo scored BSU's only goal on Friday in the second period. The goal was his seventh of the season and second in as many nights. Seniors Brad Hunt and Shea Walters assisted on the play. Senior goaltender Dan Bakala was under
[caption id="attachment_1215" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Birch tunnels remain closed for the semester. Photo by Patrick Rudlang"][/caption] Peder Aalgaard | Staff Writer | 1-29-2012 Birch Hall continues to be renovated by contractors and Bemidji State University staff. It is expected to be completed for the upcoming fall semester with a brand new interior and fancy features that will be as good as Linden. That is the future being promised to the students.